Average Early-Career Fitness Director Salary

$43,360
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,344
Bonus
$5,000
Commission
$1,600
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Fitness Director is $43,360.
10%
$25k
MEDIAN
$43k
90%
$67k
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Salary
$25k - $67k
Bonus
$147 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Commission
$3k - $17k
Total Pay
$25k - $61k

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Job Description for Fitness Director

Fitness Director Tasks
  • Develop, control and evaluate the fitness area budget, statistics, schedules and programs as well as purchase equipment.
  • Assist with facility management and supervision duties.
  • Ensure quality member service by identifying the needs and wants of members and participants as priority and respond to their concerns.
  • Teach fitness classes and substitute for absent instructors.
  • Recruit, supervise and train group fitness instructors, including volunteers, and conduct class observations.

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Popular Skills for Fitness Director

Skills in People Management, Health and Wellness and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training and Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Director

An entry-level Fitness Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,500 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Fitness Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,126 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Fitness Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,078 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,825.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 210 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Mid Career
36.7%
Experienced
40.0%
Late Career
20.5%